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The Roaring Road


Published 1919
Topics Silent, Comedy, Drama


A young man (Wallace Reid) pursues a young lady (Ann Little) with the same energy he applies to his other obsession in life, auto racing.


Run time 57 min.
Producer Wilfred Buckland
Production Company Paramount Pictures
Audio/Visual silent, black & white
Contact Information www.k-otic.com

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Reviewer: marlenerantz - favoritefavoritefavorite - May 25, 2016
Subject: VERY GOOD WALLACE REID PERFORMANCE!
WALLACE REID WAS SO GOOD IN THIS MOVIE THAT IT SADDENS ME THAT HE DIED SOON AFTERWARD AT SUCH A YOUNG AGE! THE MOVIE WAS ABOUT CAR RACING, AND MOVED AT A FAST PACE. THE SUPPORTING CAST WAS GOOD, BUT I WOULD MOSTLY RECOMMEND IT FOR WALLACE REID'S PERFORMANCE!
Reviewer: Robert B. Livingston - favoritefavoritefavorite - July 12, 2012
Subject: Fun movie
Generally speaking, silent movies bore me, but I enjoyed watching this one. The story is simple but clever. The Bear smokes quite a lot of cigars, and the hero's name is Toodles. Lots here to make one think about how times have changed-- and how they have not.
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